Trips. Trails. Lodges. Eats. Paddles. An insider's guide to the unsung Four Corners.
Award-winning writer Laurence Gonzales discusses the psychology of survival why smart people make dumb mistakes.
See one couple's reluctant quest for enlightenment in an India yoga ashram.
In a forgotten corner of Russia, a little-known group of reindeer herders still lives by the old ways, shifting nomadically with the seasons. The question is, how long can it last?
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The sinking of the M/S Explorer was an Antarctic first. Here's a look at the state of Antarctic tourism.
Here are 12 escapes that guarantee you'll have a cool weekend.
Rebel billionaire Sir Richard Branson talks about his life of adventure.
An aerospace physiologist describes how a five-hour trip in extreme cold, at very high altitudes, affects the body.
Two injured Sherpas recount the horrific avalanche on Mount Everest.
The March 2014 landslide in Oso, Washington, a month ago today, called attention to the lack of a national system to monitor landslide data. The U.S. government prepares hazard maps for other types of natural disasters like earthquakes and floods, but not for landslides. Even though they cause up to 2 billion dollars a year in damages nationwide, most data is collected at state level. NASA’s Global Landslide Catalog (GLC), which collects data from media reports and disaster databases, is the first attempt to survey rainfall-triggered landslides.
A toxic algal bloom and other factors are leading to marine mammal distress off California, where the Marine Mammal Center is rehabbing animals.
Wyoming mule deer cross many obstacles, from low desert to high mountains, posing challenges for conservation.
Washington mudslide disaster highlights the risks of building in danger zones.
Sending astronauts to Mars might be surprisingly affordable, says an expert panel: $100 billion over 20 years could do the trick.
Comparisons with Neanderthal DNA may point to genes that make us uniquely human and uncover the origins of genetic ailments.
Sherpas submit list of demands to government for better working conditions on Mount Everest.
Mapping the path of the killer Everest avalanche through the notoriously dangerous Khumbu Icefall.
Gina McCarthy, EPA chief, talks about Earth Day and how it became a global environmental event that on April 22 will include a billion people.
Sange Sherpa lost a son on Everest. But for many climbers, he says, the risk is worth it.